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Justice Department Files Brief In Lawsuit Against Ohio Voting Rules

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The U.S. Department of Justice is weighing in on a federal lawsuit over voting times in Ohio. The NAACP and American Civil Liberties Union sued the state earlier this year over two changes in Ohio’s voting schedule, saying they hit African-American voters the hardest. One change eliminated the so-called “golden week,” in which people could… Read More

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Cleveland Is 1 Of 2 Finalists To Host 2016 Republican National Convention

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Cleveland has jumped another hurdle in the bid to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Ohio. The Republican Party named the city one of two finalists. The Republican National Committee dropped Kansas City and Denver from the list of contenders, leaving only Dallas and Cleveland. The GOP made the announcement on its website. It… Read More

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FitzGerald Withdraws Nominee For Cuyahoga County Treasurer

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Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic candidate for Ohio Governor, has withdrawn his nominee for county treasurer after a local media outlet raised questions last week about properties she owned. Cuyahoga County Council was supposed to hold a confirmation hearing for Jeannet Wright. She’s acting treasurer, and FitzGerald had nominated her to take the… Read More